MTS 1 API Platform Software Engineer in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 254 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Companies such as Shopify, Facebook, GoFundMe, Doordash, and Airbnb are creating new customer experiences to exchange money. PayPal’s Marketplaces team builds off our expertise growing eBay to build next generation payments solutions that keep us ahead of these companies’ needs. We package our scalable, secure, reliable payment system into a simple interface for our partners to provide a seamless payment experience for their customers.

We are looking for passionate senior services engineers to design and build out the new API and platform we are building for our partners and their customers. Engineers own the roadmap for their components and are empowered to make strategic and tactical decisions for their components.

As an engineer on our team you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the platform services supporting PayPal user experiences on multiple channels (web, mobile, etc.), as well as integrations with partners. You will partner with product teams to understand the requirements and deliver platforms and APIs that meets these requirements.

If you are passionate about bringing innovative payments products to life, love being a builder, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment with your product partners and dependency teams, then we want to talk to you.

  • Ability to design, develop, and deploy distributed systems and components
  • Mentor junior developers including code and design reviews
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to improve developer productivity and improve quality
  • Pilot new initiatives to keep our technology stack ahead of the curve
  • Work with partners in product, merchant, and payments to define and execute against a platform roadmap

Minimum qualifications

  • Seven years experience building software, five years in building customer-facing web services at large scale for customer-facing products
  • Experience having operational ownership of production services, including working with devops and/or SRE teams
  • Demonstrated ability to learn from past experiences to have a strong opinion on recommended practices
  • Experience defining or building public APIs a strong plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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